The British Finance Minister says the EU must change to keep non-Eurozone countries onside.
The opposition dismissed the changes as "a lie" and warned the EU against accepting the "cosmetic changes." The ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party had resisted any concessions for months before Thursday's announcement.
Brexiteers hailed the decision to reintroduce the pre-1988 dark blue passport as symbolic of Britain's newly regained sovereignty. The EU doesn't require member countries to issue passports of any particular color.
Chief EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has announced agreement on most of the issues that could allow the EU to offer Britain a transition deal. Some concerns about the Irish border still need to be resolved, though.
Tuesday is the last day Poland has to respond to Commission demands that it restore the rule of law or face proceedings under Article 7. But according to Polish reports, it has no intention of changing its laws.
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